Periodica Mathematica Hungarica

, Volume 65, Issue 1, pp 97–105 | Cite as

A note on maximal subgroups of free idempotent generated semigroups over bands



We prove that all maximal subgroups of the free idempotent generated semigroup over a band B are free for all B belonging to a band variety V if and only if V consists either of left seminormal bands, or of right seminormal bands.

Key words and phrases

free idempotent generated semigroup band maximal subgroup 

Mathematics subject classification numbers

20M05 20M10 20F05 


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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and InformaticsUniversity of Novi SadNovi SadSerbia

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